Upcoming Events

In addition to our regular steam and diesel hauled services, we have special events on some weekends. Details appear below as our plans evolve. Tickets for these events can be booked from the event page.

For most events our connecting heritage bus services will operate from Epping Underground and Shenfield stations. Please check the event listing for details.

If there is no event shown on a particular date, do check our calendar as we may be running our standard steam and diesel hauled services.

View our Event Archive

Springtime services

Selected dates - 22 May to 20 June

Join us this Spring as we "get back on track". Take a scenic ride through the Essex countryside on board our diesel multiple unit, which offers panoramic views. See how much wildlife you can spot - you can often see deer in the fields alongside the line. If it's ...

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Back in steam

Bank Holiday 29, 30, 31 May

Take a scenic ride through the picturesque Essex countryside on our steam and diesel services. This May Bank Holiday weekend we’re running a simple service that will continue the process of bringing our heritage railway back to life. For this we need your support more than ...

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Mothers Day Dining Trains

4 July

Along with many we weren't able to celebrate Mother's Day this year. However, why not belatedly treat your mother (and the rest of the family, too!) to a steam hauled dining experience as you travel through the Essex countryside on board one of our heritage trains? There is a choice ...

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Classic Car Rally

29 August

Not just for the car enthusiast - anyone who loves steam and diesel locomotives and buses will have a great day with us too. We are expecting an eclectic mix of some 70 classic, sports cars and other vehicles on our field at North Weald Station. Timetable Our usual steam and ...

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Steam Gala

10, 11, 12 September

Our annual steam gala is planned to take place from 10 to 12 September, with an intensive steam hauled service in operation. Further details to be announced. Why not sign up to our newsletter, via the homepage, or like or follow us on social media to be among the first to find out ...

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Murder Mystery Evening - Murder in the Dark

18 September 2021

Morse or Miss Marple could do it. Can you? Why not join us for an evening of murder, mystery and mayhem with our professional actors from The Company Upfront? We take you on a leisurely tour of the entire line from Epping Forest to Ongar whilst you enjoy a meal as you question ...

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